Information on motor vehicles in Great Britain that were licensed on the 31 December 2013, or which were registered for the first time during 2013.
Statistics are derived from data held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), which administers vehicle registration and licensing records in Great Britain.
- there were 35 million vehicles licensed for use on the road in Great Britain
- the number of licensed vehicles in Great Britain has increased every year since the end of the Second World War, except 1991
- 40% of private cars have a female registered keeper
- the number of cars with a female registered keeper has increased by 72% since 1994
- 2.72 million vehicles were registered for the first time during 2013, up 10% on the previous year
- 4,359 new ultra-low emission vehicles were registered in the UK
- average CO2 emissions from new cars was 128 g/km
For the last 3 years, there have been more new registrations of diesel cars than of petrol cars.
Information on vehicle licensing statistics, including the pre-release access list can be found in the guidance.